A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest
News from Internet Brands:
Closing the Craftster Community on December 19, 2019.
Read the details here.
Total Members: 323,619
Currently Running With Scissors:
176 Guests and 0 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials Crafting Calendar City Guides
Pages: [1]
 1 
on: October 02, 2013 01:03:29 AM 
Started by P_E_S_T, Message by P_E_S_T
Relevance: 58.4%
My lovely friend Larissa, has a wonderfully creative little girl called Zadi - and so for her recent 7th Birthday I knew I needed to make her something with girl sensory overload !!!
Her daughter and my son both go to a waldorf school and so most of their toys are either handmade or made from natural materials.
Now, I must also tell you that Zadi has a teddy bear which she has had since birth (we all have one of those don't we) and so I knew whatever I made had to incorporate "Fluffy - the one eyed bear" Wink

The cradle is wet felted around a polystyrene ball (cheating in the washing machine Wink ) from merino and is embroidered and massively beaded. The doll is a simple hand sewn doll and her body and cap is made from a felted jumper. The teddy bear is needle felted from my own fleece Smiley and then a little bead eye and a cross for his patch Smiley The blanket is the top half of the cradle cut off when you cut out from the ball - I simply cut it up into squares and then patchworked it (the inside of the cradle is a different colour and therefore I could alternate the patches on the blanket)

Now being that her birthday came the week after this challenge was announced, I knew it was all just fate !

Hope you enjoy the photos please let me know what you think



 
Pages: [1]


FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search
Crafting Ideas
Crafting How-Tos
Crafting Ideas
Crafting Topics



Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Christmas Crack
Meal Prep Monday: Black Eyed Pea and Squash Soup
Craftster Featured Projects - Dedicated to the People Who Made It



Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Help | About | Press | Advertise | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map | Do not sell my personal information

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org, © 2009-2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands